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What do you do when the scale won't move? Take that scale and ... Day 44
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      5 comments

Getting healthy IS my job! Day 44 Or maybe it is Day 485, or day 472 or ... depends on where I count it from. Heck, This IS the first day of the rest of my life. Today IS the day that matters. Ok. This is what I have to work with. So do you.... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - Too much Tuesday Day 43
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      3 comments

Tis the season to be too busy. I am exhausted, but the good side is I should sleep tonight. I started the day with PT stretches and weights - 20 minutes, then my husband got up and we went out for errands - nearly all afternoon. I actually w... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - Cloudy with a chance of chaos Day 42
Monday, December 20, 2010      6 comments

It is Monday. I made myself reread my Monday Blog from two weeks ago.
al.asp?blog_id=3827644 I do not have the Monday doldrum blues, I am just physically cold, ... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - How I survived holiday baking Day 41
Sunday, December 19, 2010      8 comments

Although I anticipated doing some baking on Monday, when I got home from worship service today, I was freezing. Rather than crank up the heat, I turned on the oven and decided it would be a good afternoon for baking instead of sewing. I just swa... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - Finding the joy! Day 40
Saturday, December 18, 2010      5 comments

Joy! I have that joy joy joy down in my heart! Where? Down in my heart!... A Sunday school song state of mind. It is that time of year when the pretty sparkly lights make me smile. Getting most of the presents wrapped and under the tree m... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - It's a wrap! Day 39
Friday, December 17, 2010      6 comments

It is 8 p.m., and I am pleasantly totally exhausted! I did not go anywhere today, I stayed home. First thing - 18 minutes physical therapy, then a banana, followed by a brief bout on the wii fit plus - 19 minutes, and tying up the whole thin... Read more
The incredible shrinking day - Day 38
Friday, December 17, 2010      5 comments

Getting healthy IS my job Day 38 This is about the day that got away. This is actually yesterday (Thursday), although now it is today (Friday). Got that? Somehow along the way, Thursday went awol. Not really - just one of those holiday... Read more
Getting Healthy IS my job - Can you do better than that? Day 37
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      4 comments

In so many things, that is a question to ask. Can you do better than that? Could you have fit in a little more movement? Could you have cut your calories a little more? Did you do your best? This covers all the bases. In whatever you do, do... Read more
Making it count: Days, Calories, and steps and Baby Pics
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      9 comments

Getting Healthy IS my job - Day 36 The sun is shining. I did my PT morning stretches - 16 minutes I pushed through my recumbent bike interval -a tough 16 minutes for 2.5 miles. Yes! I got my metabolism moving! I am counting the da... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - The power of Encouragement Day 35
Monday, December 13, 2010      3 comments

Encouragement is the opposite of discouragement. It is the act of putting courage into someone as opposed to removing that courage. We all need the power of encouragement. We need to stand courageous in the fight to get fit, healthy and fig... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - Staying accountable at the party Day 34
Sunday, December 12, 2010      4 comments

Good afternoon everyone! It is GOOD to be home. The travel home was difficult, heavy rains, very cold. I worked at not getting too critical of my driving son. He did well. He also gracefully accepted my request to slow down a little - "What is t... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - Let the Parties Begin Day 33
Saturday, December 11, 2010      5 comments

This will be quick. This will be short and sweet. The parties begin TONIGHT. Therefore: I will be good. I will eat healthy. I will enjoy something sweet in moderation. I will enjoy the company of family and friends. There wil... Read more
Getting Healthy IS my job - Be Inspired! Day 32
Friday, December 10, 2010      4 comments

Today is a reflective day. A day to think, and be inspired. What inspires you? What makes you want to accomplish the impossible? Here's a list to get you started: Beauty in nature ~ snow fall, sunsets, oceans and beaches ... Love ... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - 1 month assessment Day 31
Thursday, December 09, 2010      4 comments

So, this is the 31 day mark of Getting healthy IS my job. Here are some accomplishments for the first month under my belt. 1. I am definitely feeling more toned up especially in the tummy, arms, and legs. 2. I have gotten back on my rec... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - HOT DATE! 32 year streak! - Day 30
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      11 comments

Don't you just love a LOVE story? I do, I really do, especially when it is my own! 32 years ago tonight, my husband crashed a company Christmas party and that is how we met! Ron had worked for this particular jewelry manufacturer for 13 ye... Read more

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